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Thursday, 23.04.2015 BOIP now supports the online filing of trademark oppositions From this week, trademark oppositions before the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) can be filed online thanks in part to the BOIP's collaboration with the European Trademark and...
Thursday, 23.04.2015 Italy implements Similarity The Italian IP Office, Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi (UIBM), implemented the Similarity project on April 21, 2015.The Similarity tool is a common database, developed within the framework of the...
Tuesday, 21.04.2015 Three national IP Offices from the Balkan region join TMclass As of 20 April 2015, the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia (IPORS), the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IIP BIH) and the State Office of Industrial...
Tuesday, 21.04.2015 WIPO launches new multilingual interface for ePCT WIPO has just launched the multilingual interface of ePCT, an on-line tool allowing users to file and manage international patent (PCT) applications in a paperless environment.After an initial pilot...
Thursday, 16.04.2015 International Training for the Exploitation of EU Project Results with a focus on IP in the field of Health and Biotechnology Within the Fit for Health 2.0 project, IsMeTT S.r.l. and Fondazione Ri.MED, with the collaboration of the EU IPR Helpdesk, are organising an international IP exploitation training event entitled:...
Thursday, 16.04.2015 Training event – “From Invention to Innovation” The European IPR Helpdesk in collaboration with the Research Council Norway is organising a 2-day training and conference event entitled “From Invention to Innovation” addressing the...
Tuesday, 14.04.2015 Annual review 2014 of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau The Lithuanian State Patent Bureau (SPB) has published an annual review of 2014. The present review contains detailed information on patenting, design and trademark protection policy as well as...
Thursday, 09.04.2015 E-Learning for SMEs implemented by the Italian National Office The Italian National Office has implemented the e-Learning for SMEs tool developed by OHIM´s Cooperation Fund.The tool provides a useful learning platform for economic operators willing to be...
Thursday, 09.04.2015 Sweden implements Similarity The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) has recently implemented the Similarity tool, a common database developed within the framework of the Cooperation Fund that allows users to assess...
Tuesday, 07.04.2015 The EPO releases the 8th edition of the “Euro-PCT Guide” The European Patent Office (EPO) has just published on-line the 8th edition of the “Euro-PCT Guide”.The Guide provides a useful reference point for applicants interested in filing for a...
Thursday, 02.04.2015 BASCAP report “Roles and Responsibilities of Intermediaries: Fighting counterfeiting and piracy in the supply chain” The Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), recently released a report entitled “Roles and Responsibilities of...
Thursday, 02.04.2015 EU position paper on Intellectual Property in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership The European Commission has recently published the EU position on IP in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).The document is available here.
Tuesday, 31.03.2015 Horizon 2020: updated annotated model grant agreement available An updated version of the annotated model grant agreement for projects financed within the Horizon 2020 framework programme has just been published.The full text of the document is available here.
Thursday, 26.03.2015 UK IPO study report on copyright and public domain The UK Intellectual Property Office has just released a study report entitled “Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain” with the aim, inter alia, to assist creators and entrepreneurs...
Tuesday, 24.03.2015 EPO: Patents for software? The European Patent Office (EPO) has just released a brief insight entitled “Patents for software? European law and practice”.The document aims to illustrate the critical issues connected...
Tuesday, 24.03.2015 Madrid E-Renewal re-launched An updated version of the E-Renewal service for the international registration of trade marks is now available.This service allows users to file online a request for a renewal of an international...
Thursday, 19.03.2015 New machine translation button in Patentscope: more languages and improved access PATENTSCOPE is a WIPO global database providing access to international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in full text format on the day of publication, as well as to patent documents of...
Thursday, 19.03.2015 European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin Issue (16) We are pleased to inform you that a new issue of the European IPR Helpdesk Bulletin has been released and is now available on-line.An important objective of the former European IPR Helpdesk service...
Tuesday, 17.03.2015 IP Finance toolkit: guidance for banking your IP assets in UK UK IPO has released a report illustrating the main options for financing a business through the use of IPRs along with the strategies and necessary steps to secure the finance needed for company...
Tuesday, 17.03.2015 The Republic of Turkey joins Designview Due to the efforts of the International Cooperation programme managed by OHIM in collaboration with its international partners, as of 16 March 2015 the Turkish Patent Office (TPI) has joined...

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